Archant London Essex Rd, Barking IG11 7QN, UK
Aug 09, 2018Full time
Advertising Account Manager, Barking Brand: Archant Location: Barking Closing date: August 24th , 2018 Download: Person Specification Download: Job Description Due to Archants continual success and future growth we are eagerly seeking to appoint an Account Manager, working across North West London. As the Account Manager for the area, you will be in regular consultation with an array of clients, providing advertising and marketing solutions on our portfolio of products across Archant London. As well as managing existing relationships you will constantly seek out new clients to present Archants portfolio of print and digital advertising solutions. The challenge for local media businesses to remain relevant to their core SME customers is significant. An integral part of the role is to build a strong business network of contacts by attending local events and becoming the face of local media advertising and a trusted advisor to these businesses. The majority of your time is spent visiting clients, presenting our portfolio of products, learning and listening and providing credible consultations with businesses throughout the area. You will be supported by a manager in our Barking offices with daily communication and a weekly team meeting/1-1. The challenging yet fulfilling role will really give you the chance to shine and develop existing long-term relationships to the next level. Alongside a professional sales approach, you must be able to communicate at all levels, as well as deliver complex presentations and host questions and answer sessions at board level. PLEASE APPLY IF YOU HAVE: Proven media sales experience Strong B2B sales background Proven track record in selling to SMEs/professional businesses Excellent business acumen and ability to converse well with senior contacts Ability to build networks at functions and through social media Advertising/marketing/local media knowledge or background Desire to lead and launch new product to market Preference to win new business and create own leads Working knowledge of print and digital solutions Ability to work well with editors and business writers Ability to create inspiring campaigns and advertising solutions SALARY, BONUS & BENEFITS Up to £25000 dependent on experience, alongside bonus potential of £8,400 per anum Company car Laptop, tablet and phone Full 25 days paid holiday + statutory bank holidays Free weekly & monthly publications Cycle to Work scheme Archant Gold matched charity fundraising Give as You Earn tax-free charity giving scheme WHAT NEXT? Very shortly after receiving your CV, if we are interested we will call you to understand why you believe you have all the right attributes and are perfect to be shortlisted for interview, so please be prepared and look forward to this phone call. All applications and enquiries will be dealt with in the strictest confidence. ABOUT US We are Archant. The UKs leading local media company. Archant people are driven, motivated and passionate about positive change. We are proud of our historyof our trusted, market-leading heritage newspaper and magazine brands that remain an integral part of everyday life. But were forward-thinking people too. We obsess about innovation, creativity, service and expertise, relentlessly striving to be the most engaging media in every community we serve. We are on a mission to make digital marketing accessible to all. We build websites, provide complete SEO services and deliver targeted, bespoke digital campaigns that fit our clients objectives seamlessly. We produce video, animation, e-newsletters, apps, blogs content that brings storytelling to life. We stage vibrant, celebrated, must-attend events where like-minded people come together And because were ideas people, we think fluidly. Our multi-award winning New European national tabloid broke all records as the fastest newspaper launch in history just nine days from concept to hitting the shops. A few facts about us: We operate over 140 news, lifestyle and special-interest brands throughout Britain. Every member of our family receives ongoing development from in-house trainers, complete with interactive online learning. Over 20 modules to choose from keeps you at the top of your game. Theres always something new. Hive, our in-house social media, allows you to find new friends with shared interests and have your say on all things Archant. Come join our Archanteers and help organise some rip-roaring team nights out! Archants state-of-the-art print centre team have won numerous awards for their service levels and green credentials. As well as our own newspapers, we print over 40 other publications for brands including The Racing Post, Classic Car Weekly and Oxfam. Our giant presses can print 22 full newspapers per second! Dialogue is our content marketing agency, producing gorgeous magazines for clients including Bentley, Center Parcs, Royal Ascot and Harley Davidson. We stage over 100 must-attend events per year. From intimate and interactive digital learning sessions for SMEsto major show-stoppers at London Olympia. To apply, please send your CV by clicking the apply button below.